EPPO Global Database

Potato spindle tuber viroid(PSTVD0)

Distribution details in United States of America (North Carolina)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Absent, pest eradicated
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/087) : a natural infection in tomatoes detected 1 glasshouse in North Carolina.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/015) : the viroid was detected in in tomato (see above) in a research facility that did not distribute material anywhere and has subsequently been eradicated.
References
* Ling KS, Li R, Panthee DR, Gardner RG (2013) First report of Potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina. Plant Disease 97(1), p 148.

* Personal communication with Christina Devorshak (USDA-APHIS, 2013-12).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Alberta Absent, pest no longer present view...
Canada British Columbia Absent, pest no longer present view...
Canada Québec Absent, unreliable record view...
Canada Ontario Absent, unreliable record view...
Canada New Brunswick Absent, pest eradicated view...
Canada Prince Edward Island Absent, pest eradicated view...
Canada Absent, pest no longer present view...
Mexico Present, no details view...